FRA fights for veterans of the Navy, Marine Corps and
There is no law
protecting your benefits and FRA worked diligently to prevent
implementation of drastic health care fee hikes proposed by DoD for 2007
and annual enrollment fees for Priority Groups 7 and 8 veterans in the
VA health care system.
• Fight for
adequate funding for DoD and VA health care
• Work to
ensure a seamless transition for active duty service members to veteran
education benefits for veterans by fi ghting for a “Total
Force” Montgomery GI Bill
concurrent receipt for disabled military retirees and many other pay and
benefit enhancements addressed in FRA’s extensive legislative
Center for Women Veterans
Dr. Irene Trowell-Harris recently spoke at FRA's
National Convention. Her presentation
on the Center for Women Veterans is found here for your
You Need FRA’s Voice!
National Veteran Service Officer recently helped a Navy veteran cut
through the red tape of a service connected disability compensation
appeal, which had gone on more than 25 years. With FRA’s help, the
veteran had his 100% rating restored, resulting in back compensation of
more than $40,000!
When you have a VA
related issue — or any concerns about legislation, our expert
staff is ready to serve you.
Voluneer with the VAVS
We are constantly asked to give
our time, our money or a combination of both to one cause or another,
but what do we get in return? The rewards of helping someone less
fortunate can be endless, including the smiles and gratitude received.
Volunteer with the Department of Veterans Affairs Voluntary Service
(VAVS) and reap the rewards! Please
click here for a list of VA medical facilities containing
contact information and see if FRA is represented on the advisory
FRA's National Veterans Service Officer, is FRA’s
representative for the National Advisory Committee. If you are
interested in volunteering locally and have any questions, Chris can be
reached at 800-FRA-1924 ext. 115 or e-mail email@example.com.
VA Facilities Locator
If you are looking for a VA facility, please follow this link to a VA locator website.
White House Business Council Guide to Hiring Veterans 2-15-2012 (Adobe PDF File)
VA Medical Facilities (Adobe PDF File)
Center For Women Veterans PowerPoint